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1989 NEW YORK METS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  87-75   .537
Result:   2nd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Davey Johnson
General Manager:   Frank Cashen
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  2,918,710
Payroll:  $20,013,212
Playoffs:  -

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Keith Hernandez (35)
Youngest Player:  Gregg Jefferies (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mookie Wilson (10)
Top Hitter:  Howard Johnson (3)
Top Pitcher:  Sid Fernandez (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Alan Zinter (#24)

Roster Continuity:  93.30%
Top Prospect:   Gregg Jefferies
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Chi Cubs9369.574--
NY Mets8775.5376.0
St. Louis8676.5317.0
Montreal8181.50012.0
Pittsburgh7488.45719.0
Philadelphia6795.41426.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Frank ViolaP29$ 2,766,666  2 
Dwight GoodenP24$ 2,416,667  5 
Gary CarterC35$ 2,198,572  13 
Keith Hernandez1B35$ 2,000,000  22 
Ron DarlingP28$ 1,966,666  26 
Kevin McReynoldsLF-OF29$ 1,966,666  27 
Darryl StrawberryRF-OF27$ 1,495,000  44 
Juan Samuel2B28$ 1,450,000  49 
Mookie WilsonOF33$ 1,000,000   
Bob OjedaP31$ 925,000   
Sid FernandezP26$ 795,000   
Howard Johnson3B-SS28$ 772,500   
Roger McDowellP28$ 762,000   
Tim Teufel2B30$ 590,000   
Lenny DykstraCF-OF26$ 575,000   
Terry LeachP35$ 425,000   
Don AaseP34$ 400,000   
Lee MazzilliOF-1B34$ 350,000   
David ConeP26$ 332,500   
Rick AguileraP27$ 310,000   
Randy MyersP26$ 300,000   
Jeff MusselmanP26$ 200,000   
Dave Magadan3B-1B26$ 170,000   
Tom O'Malley3B28$ 145,000   
Kevin ElsterSS24$ 140,000   
Barry LyonsC29$ 115,000   
Gregg JefferiesLF-2B21$ 100,500   
Mackey SasserC26$ 95,000   
Keith Miller2B-CF26$ 85,000   
Jeff InnisP26$ 78,000   
Mark Carreon1B-LF25$ 70,000   
David WestP24$ 68,000   
Blaine BeattyP25$ 62,500   
Manny HernandezP28$ 62,500   
Phil LombardiC-OF26$ 62,500   
Julio MachadoP23$ 62,500   
Jeff McKnight1B-2B26$ 62,500   
John MitchellP23$ 62,500   
Craig Shipley3B-SS26$ 62,500   
Kevin TapaniP25$ 62,500   
Lou ThorntonOF26$ 62,500   
Wally WhitehurstP25$ 62,500   


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